F5 Networks BIG-IP : BIG-IP TMM vulnerability (K19361245)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118636


The remote device is missing a vendor-supplied security patch.


The Traffic Management Microkernel (TMM) has a vulnerability related to the handling of invalid IP addresses. (CVE-2017-6158)

This issue is exposed only when all of the following conditions are met :

You have disabled the Auto Last Hop setting at the Virtual Server, VLAN, Tunnel, or System Wide level.

You have disabled Source VLAN Checking . Note :The Auto Last Hop setting is enabled by default.


TMM generates a core file and restarts. The BIG-IP system fails over to the peer device if configured as part of a high availability (HA) device group.


Upgrade to one of the non-vulnerable versions listed in the F5 Solution K19361245.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118636

File Name: f5_bigip_SOL19361245.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Published: 2018/11/02

Updated: 2019/01/04

Dependencies: 76940

Configuration: Enable paranoid mode

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 6.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:L

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_access_policy_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_advanced_firewall_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_acceleration_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_security_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_application_visibility_and_reporting, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_global_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_link_controller, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_local_traffic_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_policy_enforcement_manager, cpe:/a:f5:big-ip_webaccelerator, cpe:/h:f5:big-ip

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/BIG-IP/hotfix, Host/BIG-IP/modules, Host/BIG-IP/version, Settings/ParanoidReport

Patch Publication Date: 2018/04/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-6158